School and education

Rivals put rivalry aside for bigger cause
December 18, 2013
A gym that would normally be filled with black and orange on any given night was instead filled with purple when Bonner Springs High hosted Basehor-Linwood High.
Brownback proposes state fully fund all-day kindergarten
December 17, 2013
The state currently provides funding for half-day of kindergarten
BLHS, BSHS team up to raise funds for ailing local teen
November 22, 2013
Bonner Springs High School and Basehor-Linwood High School will team up next month to raise money and awareness for a local student diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Lumber business credits 50 years of success to customer service
October 23, 2013
Looking at the small building and handful of outbuildings that comprise Vesta Lee Lumber, it’s not obvious just how much the lumber yard and appliance store has to offer.
Schmidt asked to defend state board in science lawsuit
11:28 a.m., October 17, 2013 Updated 11:28 a.m.
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is being asked to defend the State Board of Education in a lawsuit that challenges the Next Generation Science Standards that were adopted in June.
Homecoming a true community celebration
September 24, 2013
Friday probably should be designated as “homecoming day.” On that date, both Bonner Springs and Basehor-Linwood will hold their annual celebrations.
Lyric opera presentation Thursday in BLHS auditorium
September 11, 2013
Students throughout the Basehor-Linwood school district have been hard at work preparing for a stage production, and the public will have the opportunity to see the end result Thursday night.
ACT scores discussed at Basehor school board meeting
September 11, 2013
Basehor-Linwood High School’s composite ACT score has increased for the third consecutive year, and specifics of the 2012-13 test results were discussed in detail at Monday’s school board meeting.
Area moms provide birthdays for those in need
September 11, 2013
Two area women have made it their mission to ensure that every child gets cake and a present on their birthday.
Go Dog Go walk to raise funds for area humane society
September 11, 2013
Go Dog Go 2013, a walk for dogs and their owners benefiting the Leavenworth County Humane Society, is set for 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Basehor-Linwood High School, 2108 N. 155th St.
BLEF golf tournament gearing up for 10th year
September 4, 2013
In 2004, members of the Basehor-Linwood Education Foundation came up with an idea for a fundraiser. A decade later, that idea has evolved into one of the foundation’s premier annual events.
Basehor-Linwood High School increases ACT score
August 28, 2013
For the third time in as many years, Basehor-Linwood High School has seen an increase in its composite ACT score, the district recently announced in a release.
BLHS grad receives masters
August 21, 2013
Erin (Staab) Dunn, a 2002 graduate of Basehor-Linwood High School, recently graduated from the University of Houston with a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction. She was one of more than 4,400 graduates recognized at UH’s spring commencement in May.
BLHS mixed chorus bound for state convention
August 21, 2013
The last year has been somewhat of a roller coaster for the Basehor-Linwood High School mixed chorus, but the 2013-14 school year recently started off on a high note.